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Fresh new look for Narooma Beach


Narooma Beach: Not Just a Fresh Look, but a Whole New Adventure.  If you thought Discovery Parks - Narooma Beach couldn't get any better, think again! The latest addition to a fresh look for this park is none other than its brand spanking new adventure playground. Since bringing Discovery Parks...

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Free things to do in the Riverland


8 FREE THINGS TO DO IN THE RIVERLAND The relaxed Riverland region of Australia should be on every Aussie's list of holiday things to do. Australia's Riverland region crosses into South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, making it a great location to a) explore any number of quaint local...

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Road Trip Adelaide to Alice: Exploring Outback SA and the Red Centre


The journey to Australia’s Red Centre is nothing short of iconic.  As anyone who has made the trek will tell you, the raw, natural beauty of the outback is what makes Australia so unique.   Beginning in Adelaide, the below itinerary takes you over 1,600km all the way to the Red...

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3 Easy to Follow Road Trips for Future Aussie Nomads


Skipping winter but not quite ready for your ‘Big Lap’ of Oz? Before you commit to a full year (or more) on the road, it makes sense to test-drive your camper or caravan on a bite-size trip. While hitting the road full-time is enticing, ease yourself into the caravan and...

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6 Reasons to Revisit the Murray Region


Australia's murray region has culture, food, family-friendly activities and gorgeous river towns to explore.  Revisiting the murray region puts you back in touch with some of Australia's most unique holiday experiences. Here are six reasons to holiday on the Murray this year. 6 REASONS TO REVISIT THE MURRAY REGION Table...

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10 of Queensland’s Best Park Runs


Planning a Queensland holiday but don't want to pause your running routine? Join a park run! Credit: MediBank Park Run, Parkrun Australia  Park runs are free, weekly community events that happen all around the world, and there are dozens to choose from in Queensland!   With the new season, why not...

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Discovery Parks with Mini Golf Courses


Mini-golf is a great activity for the whole family. Check out this list of Discovery Parks with mini-golf on-site!  Whether you're young or old, a game of mini golf is never not fun! A fantastic way to bond the family over some friendly competition, here are eleven Discovery Parks with...

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Pet-friendly Queensland: A dog's life


Queensland has something for everyone; tropical islands, lush rainforest, a dazzling coastline and bona fide Aussie outback. It’s no wonder it’s a tourist hotspot, but the good news is there is plenty of dog-friendly activities on offer too, so now you pack up the whole family for the trip of...

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Plan your Australian Sporting Summer


Australians are famous for their love of sport. Look beyond our big city stadiums though, and you'll find some curious events you might not have heard of. The Tas Carnivals are a brilliant Christmas tradition. Credit: Tas Carnivals While many of the country’s marquee sporting events happen in the capitals...

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Turtle Time in Port Hedland


If you haven’t witnessed the turtle nesting season in Port Hedland, start firming up your travel plans, because it’s on again. Between November and March every year, the Australian Flatback sea turtle, otherwise known by the slightly misleading name of Natator Depressus, hatch their young along Australia’s northern coastlines.  In...

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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Parks for Families


Holiday parks mean getting out of the house and back into nature with your nearest and dearest. Check out our ultimate guide to holiday parks for families. Because holiday parks make it easy to bring together larger groups - think grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins (plus all the other hangers...

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Get into Australia's Best Spring Events


You don't have to go far to get away this Spring! Better weather and longer days means festivals and destinations come back to life, many of them outside our major capitals. This year, turn your favourite spring festival into a nature made comfy getaway! TAS | NT | SA |...

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Flying with camping gear in Australia


Ever considered flying to your next camping adventure? Wondered how you can bring your camping gear on a plane? You can’t always drive yourself to your next outdoor adventure. Australia is too big and frankly has too many amazing places to explore. You might prefer to hire a campervan, caravan...

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Discovery Parks Gift Vouchers are Back!


You don’t need a special occasion to give the gift of travel. Reward someone you know who loves discovering Australia with a Discovery Parks Gift Voucher. Whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, Mother’s Day or Valentine’s, giving someone the freedom to getaway is priceless! A Discovery Parks accommodation voucher gives you...

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Explore More of Queensland: The Overlanders Way


From Townsville to Mount Isa, the Overlanders Way is your chance to discover a new side of North and Central Queensland. More famous for sparkling beaches and island paradises, another side of Queensland awaits on a trip through the Overlander's Way.   Townsville to Mount Isa From the Great Barrier Reef...

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Rediscover the Queensland Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Way


From the South East to the Tropical North, the sunny coast of Queensland has it all. Full of incredible highlights, warm weather and inspiring destinations, it’s no wonder so many of us come here for a holiday and never leave! See why The Pacific Coast Way deserves its place on...

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10 tips to stay warm: winter camping in Australia


Australians are a tough bunch, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get cold. Rain, hail or shine, Aussies love a winter camping trip. Life-long memories are made overcoming the colder months, and having an amazing time in the great outdoors. However, because of our reputation for warm weather and long...

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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards


Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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The Best Easter Holidays in Australia this year


Updated March 2023 Need an excuse to get more out of your Easter long weekend? Just a few days annual leave gets you a ten-day break. Go on, you know you want to. Try these four underrated locations on for size - it's not too late to book a getaway...

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the most comfortable family holiday parks in australia


Time is short. Taking a trip to the great outdoors requires consideration. Where to go, how to get there and what type of accommodation you’ll need to be comfortable are always worth thinking about. If you do decide to go on a camping trip, the chances are high that you’ll...

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Australia's Best Autumn and Winter Festivals


Updated March 2023 Sad about the end of summer? Don’t be! Autumn and winter are when some of the best festivals in Australia come to life. Whether it's food and wine, music, the arts, or the Australian outback, there’s a festival to enjoy wherever you are. Check out this shortlist...

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Where to See Australia's Best Autumn Foliage


Hello Autumn! Summer may be over but there’s so much to be excited about as we head into the cooler months. While it might be sad to put away the sunscreen for a while, Autumn is the season to really explore the great outdoors (stomping on crunchy leaves highly recommended)...

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LBGTQIA-Friendly Accommodation at Discovery Rottnest Island


'Husbands that Travel' couple Michael and Charlie were recently on Rottnest Island as part of the West Australian leg of their great Australian van tour. Although it wasn’t the first time they’d visited, LGBTQIA+ couple Michael and Charlie have shared their experience of getting to the island, exploring the best...

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South Australia Best Holiday Park Staycations


To have the best stay-cay in SA ever, you need accommodation that suits you and your family. Discovery Holiday Parks are not only close to South Australia’s best regions, our parks keep you comfortable, safe and secure - 24/7! And, because we make your stay-cay awesome with facilities like swimming...

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great state vouchers south australia


Use your Great State Vouchers at Discovery Holiday Parks Bookings are now open for successful Great State Accommodation Voucher holders. Book by 11:59pm ACDT on Monday 7 March, for travel until Tuesday 31 May 2022. Saturday nights excluded. BROWSE SA PARKS NOW Clare Valley Credit: SATC Stunning scenery all year...

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